Iraq

Literary journal "Wasafiri" launches Palestine special edition

“Lawyer with a soul” Raja Shehadeh contributes essay on the importance of “vision.”

US, Israel are the only countries to oppose UN ban on weapons in outer space

UN calls on Israel to join nuclear weapons treaty and allow inspection of its facilities “without delay.”

Exporting repression from Ulster to Palestine

Why have former officers from the Royal Ulster Constabulary been put in charge of an EU police operation in the West Bank?

Golan activists condemn “suspicious visits” by “racist” Israeli politicians

Syrians in the occupied Golan Heights have issued a public statement calling for locals to resist visits by Israeli politicians.

Tony Blair enables Israeli raids in the West Bank

“Peace envoy” and his team accept that Israel’s military may inflict suffering on Palestinians.

Palestine shines in global literature prizes

Poet Ghassan Zaqtan is on the longlist for the Sheikh Zayed Prize, a celebration of Arabic culture.

By recognizing “State of Palestine,” Sweden could harm Palestinians

The trappings of “statehood” and “state” recognition, however well intentioned, will not restore usurped Palestinian rights.

Israel-trained police "occupy" Missouri after killing of black youth

Department using repressing tactics in Ferguson has received advice from Israeli forces.

Gaza, from the diaspora -- part two

Jehan Bseiso
Cairo
14 August 2014

Today in Jabaliya, Khan Younis, in Rafah and Shujaiya …

Israel uses Palestinians as human shields but US lawmakers condemn Hamas

A resolution being circulated in Washington echoes Israel’s most extreme propaganda.

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